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  • Build 1503-1054 now available

    New Patch is Available for A5V5.

    This patch will upgrade your copy of A5V5 to build 1503-1054.

    NOTE: You do NOT need to have installed any prior patches before installing this patch.

    To download the patch, go to:

    Full Version

    Home Edition

    To download the readme file describing what's in the patch, go to:
    Aaron Brown
    Alpha Software Development Team

  • #2
    RE: Build 1503-1054 now available

    Mr. Brown,
    My experience with “patch_full 1503_1054.exe” is that it is as broken as its recent predecessor.
    I'm having very big problems with very simple tasks involving creating sets. I am not happy about this since these recent patches have chewed up days of my development time and energy.

    Here is some sample code that should flat out work, no dispute. It shows the the type of error that I get for my set creation code.

    ..getting tired of removing and reinstalling A5..
    John F.

    dim parent as P
    dim child_tbl as P
    dim child_index as P
    parent ="C:\Program Files\A5V5\Samples\AlphaSports\invoice_header.dbf")
    child_tbl ="C:\Program Files\A5V5\Samples\AlphaSports\invoice_items.dbf")
    relation.link_type = LINK_MANY
    child_index = child_tbl.index_get("inv_nu")
    relation.index_child = child_index
    relation.order_parent = "inv_no"
    relation.ref_integrity = 1

    ERROR: Required variable relation.index_child is missing.

    uhhh not it's not ...

    = +index_child.
    link_type = 0.000000
    order_parent = "inv_no"
    ref_integrity = 1.000000

    = C Class() 'Get the class name.
    V Close() 'Close the index.
    V Drop() 'Drop the index from its table.
    C Fetch_State_List_Get(N records[,N step]) 'Returns list of fetch states from head or tail of an ASX file (direction depends on +/- records).
    C Filename_Get() 'Gets the index filename.
    C Filter_Get() 'Gets the index filter expression.
    P Find(P key|A keyvalue) 'Find a key in the index - returns the key found.
    P Find_First() 'Returns the first key value.
    P Find_Last() 'Returns the last key value.
    P Find_Next(P key) 'Find the key After the specified key - returns the key found.
    P Find_Previous(P key) 'Find the key Before the specified key, true TRUE if exact match, else returns key found.
    C Flags_Get() 'Gets the index flags.
    N Handle() 'Returns the old style handle.
    P Handle_Set(N handle) 'Given an old style 'handle', set the index pointer.
    L Is_Valid() 'Is the current index valid.
    P Key_Get() 'Returns the current key value.
    C Key_List_Get(N records[,N Step[,C format[,C match_prefix]]]) 'Returns cr-lf separated list of keys from head or tail of index/query (direction depends on +/- records).
    C Name_Get() 'Gets the index tag name.
    C Order_Get() 'Gets the index order expression.
    V Persist(L keep) 'If the index is a query, then set flag to indicate if it should stay around.
    C Recno_List_Get(N records[,N step[,C tablename]]) 'Returns list of record numbers from head or tail of index/query (direction depends on +/- records).
    N Records_Get() 'Gets the number of records in an index.
    L Refresh() 'Refresh an query if the table the query is based on is newer, returns TRUE if rebuild was needed.
    P Table_Get() 'Returns the table that the index is on.
    N Type_Get() 'Gets the type of index.
    V Update() 'Updates an index.


    • #3
      RE: Build 1503-1054 now available

      Thank you for the code sample. I'll look into the problem and let you know what I come up with.
      Aaron Brown
      Alpha Software Development Team


      • #4
        RE: Build 1503-1054 now available

        FYI, you shouldn't have to remove and reinstall A5 to revert to an earlier patch. Simply download the previous patch (they all remain on and install it over the newer version.
        Aaron Brown
        Alpha Software Development Team


        • #5
          RE: Build 1503-1054 now available


          The following page you suggested is not accessable to ordinary users:

          AlphaBase Solutions, LLC

          [email protected]


          • #6
            RE: Build 1503-1054 now available

            Directory browsing is not available, but the patches are still there...i.e.

            Aaron Brown
            Alpha Software Development Team